Announcing the 2019 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Recipients

Monday, August 12, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Recipients

August 12, 2019 (Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom) – The international family of Carnegie institutions named the 10th class of Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy recipients on Monday during a solemn event marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Andrew Carnegie. The announcement was made at Carnegie’s ancestral home in Dunfermline, Scotland. Carnegie remains one of the most influential philanthropists in history, having established more than 20 institutions which continue their founder’s mission to achieve “real and permanent good in this world.”

The nine medalists embody the spirit of giving set forth by Andrew Carnegie, each having had significant and lasting impact on a particular field, nation, or the international community. Among the most charitable and visionary philanthropists in the world, the medalists’ generosity has influenced a wide range of issues, including education, the environment, scientific research, arts and culture, healthcare, and technology...

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